Flute / Performance
In 1990 Jeffrey Khaner joined the Philadelphia Orchestra as principal flute, a position he had held with the Cleveland Orchestra since 1982. Prior to his Cleveland appointment, Mr. Khaner was principal flute of the Atlantic Symphony in Halifax, Canada, and the Mostly Mozart Festival in New York; and co-principal flute of the Pittsburgh Symphony.
A native of Montreal, Mr. Khaner studied with Julius Baker at the Juilliard School, where he received a Bachelor of Music degree with honors in 1980. Mr. Khaner has given recitals and master classes across North and South America, Europe, and Asia; and he has appeared as a soloist with the Montreal Symphony, Philadelphia Orchestra, Cleveland Orchestra, and many others in the United States and abroad. He is a member of the Syrinx Trio, with Curtis President and violist Roberto Díaz and Philadelphia Orchestra principal harp Elizabeth Hainen.
Mr. Khaner has recorded seven critically acclaimed solo CDs on the Avie label, and his recording of Ned Rorem’s concerto was released on Naxos.
Mr. Khaner joined the faculty of the Curtis Institute of Music in 1985. He also teaches at the Juilliard School and Lynn University in Florida.